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James Cameron's Next 'Terminator' Movie Might Have Found Its Star

James Cameron is returning to the Terminator franchise that he began in 1984, and if the rumors are true, then the film’s first star has been cast.

On Thursday, Variety reported that actress Mackenzie Davis was in negotiations to play a non-robotic lead character in the new film. Also on Thursday, Hollywood Reporter added that her character would be some kind of “soldier-assassin on a mission.”

Sci-fi fans will recognize Davis as one of Ryan Gosling’s love interests in Blade Runner 2049 but also as the lead in “San Junipero,” one of the best Black Mirror episodes ever. She’s also a star on AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire.

If she’s eventually confirmed for the new Terminator movie, then she’ll quickly be on her way to becoming a sci-fi it girl, and probably even a household name.

“Insiders” say that Davis would effectively become the new face of the franchise. But producers are supposedly also looking for a Latina to play a leading role that might span for three movies in a brand-new trilogy.

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Mackenzie Davis as Mariette in 'Blade Runner 2049'.

This sixth Terminator film will be the first James Cameron has worked on since Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). So if the last several Terminator movies turned you off, then you have every reason to hope this one might be a lot better.

Specific details about the plot still haven’t been announced, but supposedly the new movie will be a direct sequel to T2 rather than some kind of reboot. Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger are returning to the franchise, probably as Sarah Connor and some kind of Terminator, respectively.

Linda Hamilton will return to the role of Sarah Connor.

But comments from Cameron in August made it seem like Schwarzenegger might actually play the human template that was used to build humanoid faces for the many Terminators.

Could Mackenzie Davis’s character be on a mission to kill that template, thereby preventing the Terminator from ever existing in the first place? Or is she going on a classic Terminator mission back in time to protect and preserve the Connor family tree at some point in the past?

We’ll find out soon enough.

The currently untitled sixth Terminator film is scheduled for release on July 26, 2019.

'Avengers: Endgame': Here's Why Thanos Waited for This Villain to Die First

So this might be why Thanos waited until the last minute to strike.

In terms of raw strength, Thanos may be one of the most powerful beings in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But shortly before his arrival in Avengers: Infinity War, there was another villain who could have given his purple alien ass a serious run for his money: Hela, Thor’s secret sister and the villain of 2017’s Thor: Ragnarok. So, here’s a thought: Did Thanos wait until Hela was gone before he began collecting the Infinity Stones?

Everything We Know About 'Love, Death & Robots' Season 2 Isn't Much

Netflix bizarre, hypnotic new series will probably get a second season.

Netflix’s new NSFW anthological animated sci-fi series is unlike anything else on the streaming service, and we’re already wondering if we can expect a Love, Death & Robots Season 2, full of even more hyper-sexualized and sometimes gruesome sci-fi stories.

Love, Death & Robots Season 1 hit Netflix on Friday, March 15, 2019, offering 18 different stories of varied lengths between 6 and 17 minutes long, each telling a totally unique story using different animation styles.

'Avengers: Endgame' Tony Stark Spoilers: Is the Trailer Lying to Us?

The very first Avengers: Endgame trailer released in December made it seem like Tony Stark might die in space. The Super Bowl TV spot in February then showed him and Nebula welding, probably working on some way to save themselves.

Now, with the latest full trailer released Thursday, we get the full-on spoiler that Tony Stark survives his space adventure and makes it back to Earth. There, they team up with the rest of the heroes to build some cool white suits and then … do something!

Here's Where the Magnifying Glass Sits on the Treasure Map in 'Fortnite'

Look for the ice statues.

There’s a new challenge in the world of Fortnite: Battle Royale for Season 8, Week 3 that should also feel very familiar to players — it’s a fusion of two things we’re all used to doing.

Week 3 began Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. Eastern, about 90 minutes later than usual, and even more delayed than Week 2. We predicted that treasure map challenges would return in Season 8, and here in Week 3, they have returned … sort of.

Where to Find the Secret Battle Star in 'Fortnite' Season 8, Week 3

More giant faces in the landscape.

Fortnite: Battle Royale’s Season 8 Discovery challenges continue in Week 3 with a fun new loading screen inspired by Indiana Jones, except this time around, it’s the female Sidewinder skin stealing some treasure from an ancient ruin.

Week 3 kicked off Thursday morning a little bit later than usual, but once players complete seven new challenges — like finding where the magnifying glass sits on the treasure map loading screen — they’ll be able to claim a secret battle star.